The table below looks at the statistics for E-business skills in IT contracts advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited E-business over the 3 months to 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Electronic Business (eBusiness)
Rank 204 190 214
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +24
Contract jobs citing E-business 4 9 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.068% 0.16% 0.17%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.087% 0.20% 0.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 6
Average daily rate
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£338 £470 £420
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-28.19% +11.90%
UK excluding London average daily rate £445 £450 £375
% change year-on-year
-1.11% +20.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £26.49
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.00 £16.00 -
% change year-on-year
+143.75% -
E-business
London

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the City of London region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
4608 4500 5541
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 78.70% 77.53% 78.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 3635 3349 4119
Average daily rate £470 £450 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.44% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £313 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 42 43 95
Average hourly rate £21.30 £23.50 £28.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.36% -16.07%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £15.00 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £45.85 £52.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £26.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+15.09% -14.51%

E-business
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing E-business across the City of London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

E-business Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

E-business
Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing E-business across the City of London region.

E-business Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

E-business
Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing E-business across the City of London region.

E-business Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

E-business
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing E-business also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited E-business.

1 5 (71.43%) Oracle
2 4 (57.14%) Finance
3 3 (42.86%) Windows
4 2 (28.57%) MS Office
4 2 (28.57%) SQL Server
4 2 (28.57%) C#
4 2 (28.57%) LDAP
4 2 (28.57%) MS Excel
4 2 (28.57%) Microsoft
4 2 (28.57%) Active Directory
4 2 (28.57%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (28.57%) SQL
4 2 (28.57%) Oracle Financials
4 2 (28.57%) CODA
5 1 (14.29%) JD Edwards
5 1 (14.29%) Sage
5 1 (14.29%) Thin Client
5 1 (14.29%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (14.29%) Internet
5 1 (14.29%) CODA-Financials
5 1 (14.29%) ACCA
5 1 (14.29%) CIMA
5 1 (14.29%) Change Management
5 1 (14.29%) Regression Testing
5 1 (14.29%) Management Information System
5 1 (14.29%) MVC
5 1 (14.29%) Oracle EBS
5 1 (14.29%) InterSystems
5 1 (14.29%) Workflow

E-business
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing E-business also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited E-business. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (14.29%) IIS
1 1 (14.29%) Apache
1 1 (14.29%) MQSeries
1 1 (14.29%) Oracle Workflow
1 1 (14.29%) WebSphere
Applications
1 2 (28.57%) MS Office
1 2 (28.57%) MS Excel
2 1 (14.29%) Pro/ENGINEER
2 1 (14.29%) PTC Creo
Business Applications
1 2 (28.57%) Oracle Financials
2 1 (14.29%) PeopleSoft Financials
2 1 (14.29%) CODA-Financials
2 1 (14.29%) Oracle EBS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (28.57%) LDAP
2 1 (14.29%) TCP/IP
2 1 (14.29%) SSL
2 1 (14.29%) SAN
2 1 (14.29%) Internet
2 1 (14.29%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (28.57%) SQL Server 2005
1 2 (28.57%) SQL Server
2 1 (14.29%) MS Access
2 1 (14.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (14.29%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (14.29%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Visual Studio
General
1 4 (57.14%) Finance
2 1 (14.29%) Legal
2 1 (14.29%) Publishing
2 1 (14.29%) Banking
2 1 (14.29%) Marketing
2 1 (14.29%) Polish Language
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Systems Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Support Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Technical Support
2 1 (14.29%) Database Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) .NET Developer
2 1 (14.29%) Technical Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) UNIX Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Integration Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Build Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Business Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Tester
2 1 (14.29%) Desktop Support
2 1 (14.29%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (14.29%) HTML
1 1 (14.29%) .NET
1 1 (14.29%) SOAP
1 1 (14.29%) XML
1 1 (14.29%) RESTful
1 1 (14.29%) Razor View Engine
1 1 (14.29%) Itk
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Client/Server
1 1 (14.29%) Thin Client
1 1 (14.29%) Management Information System
1 1 (14.29%) PKI
1 1 (14.29%) Fat Client
1 1 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 3 (42.86%) Windows
2 1 (14.29%) AIX
2 1 (14.29%) Solaris
2 1 (14.29%) Linux
2 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (14.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (14.29%) Windows 7
2 1 (14.29%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (14.29%) UML
1 1 (14.29%) SSADM
1 1 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) Change Management
1 1 (14.29%) Regression Testing
1 1 (14.29%) MVC
1 1 (14.29%) Workflow
1 1 (14.29%) Validation
1 1 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (14.29%) Systems Analysis
1 1 (14.29%) Business Analysis
1 1 (14.29%) Database Marketing
1 1 (14.29%) Problem Management
1 1 (14.29%) Use Case
1 1 (14.29%) Data Entry
1 1 (14.29%) Change Control
1 1 (14.29%) Vulnerability Management
1 1 (14.29%) Security Patching
Programming Languages
1 2 (28.57%) C#
1 2 (28.57%) SQL
2 1 (14.29%) T-SQL
2 1 (14.29%) Java
2 1 (14.29%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) ACCA
1 1 (14.29%) CIMA
1 1 (14.29%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) HL7
1 1 (14.29%) DICOM
System Software
1 2 (28.57%) Active Directory
2 1 (14.29%) PowerHA
2 1 (14.29%) KVM
2 1 (14.29%) RHEV
Systems Management
1 1 (14.29%) BladeLogic
1 1 (14.29%) EMC NetWorker
1 1 (14.29%) SCCM
1 1 (14.29%) yum
Vendors
1 5 (71.43%) Oracle
2 2 (28.57%) Microsoft
2 2 (28.57%) CODA
3 1 (14.29%) JD Edwards
3 1 (14.29%) Sage
3 1 (14.29%) Salesforce.com
3 1 (14.29%) InterSystems
3 1 (14.29%) Blue Prism
3 1 (14.29%) Dell
3 1 (14.29%) EMC
3 1 (14.29%) Citrix
3 1 (14.29%) BMC
3 1 (14.29%) Hyperion
3 1 (14.29%) Red Hat
3 1 (14.29%) Sybase
3 1 (14.29%) PeopleSoft
3 1 (14.29%) SAP
3 1 (14.29%) IBM